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Quality Control Lab Manager


The Quality Control Manager works directly with the operations leadership team to ensure compliance with USDA and customer requirements. Assists the FSQA Management team by continuing to direct, oversee, and implement the Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) programs to ensure product safety, legality, and quality across multiple plant processes including raw production and packaging. The ideal candidate holds a meat science degree or several years of relevant experience.


  • This position reports directly to the Food Safety Quality Assurance Manager, and assists in all FSQA functions, with an emphasis on laboratory quality control tests

  • Implement, verify, and validate Food Safety programs such as HAACP plans, SSOP compliance, ensuring adherence to audit standards

  • Manage regulatory relationships with local USDA

  • Supervise and participate in the day-to-day laboratory activities and management of laboratory technicians

  • Provide management, direction, and training for laboratory employees

  • Develop and improve lab practices and procedures


  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred in a relevant field such as Food Science, Meat/Animal Science, Food Safety, or another related science field)

  • Minimum of 3 years of Food Processing and Quality Management Experience

  • Experience with HACCP, SSOP, and food safety regulations

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


  • Career Growth Opportunities – we promote from within!

  • Paid Vacation and Holidays

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plan Including Vision & Dental 

  • Retirement Package (401(k))

  • Company Paid Life Insurance 

  • Service Recognitions and Employee Rewards 

  • Overtime Possibilities

Work Environment & Physical Demands

The work environment characteristics & physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Noise level is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area – earplugs are required in some areas

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position during the shift, using repetitive motion

  • Occasionally moves items weighing up to 50 pounds across the plant for various needs

  • Spends time in cold environments

EOO Information

Landmark Snacks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences within our workforce.

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